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Charles Raymond Ganung papers


Identifier: 00-2010-265-0

Scope and Contents

The papers of Waterbury banker Charles Raymond Ganung (1897-1965) consist of membership cards, Selective Service cards and documents, World War II ration documents, his U.S. Army World War I honorable discharge, letters of introduction, ephemera, biographical information, and news clippings.


  • created: 1916-1997
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2012


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The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical or Historical Information

Charles Raymond Ganung was born in Litchfield, Conn., in 1897, graduated from Litchfield High School, and served during World War I. In 1916, he became associated with the Waterbury Savings Bank and was promoted several times, retiring as vice president and secretary in 1959. He was a graduate of the American Insitute of Banking and the School of Banking of Rutgers University. Ganung was active in civic groups including the YMCA. He married Gladys Smith and they had three children. He died in Clearwater, Fla., in 1965.

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Eunice Ganung Wiseman

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This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Charles Raymond Ganung papers
Leith Johnson
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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